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A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2015-10-30

Chile flushes out toilet paper cartel

Authorities in Chile are taking action against forestry giants accused of colluding to control the prices of everyday paper products like disposable napkins and toilet paper. Also, in the US, economic growth slowed more than expected in the third quarter, making the Federal Reserve now less likely to raise interest rates. Plus, why Airbus is planning to boost production of its most popular jet, and how Uber made its way into a new niche market by delivering kittens to cat lovers.

By Kate MOODY

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2018-09-19 The Business Chronicle

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

The trade war between the United States and China has escalated, after Beijing slapped retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of American imports. China's Premier Li, meanwhile, used...

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2018-09-18 The Business Chronicle

US hits China with trade tariffs on $200bn of goods

The United States has announced the latest round of trade tariffs on China, affecting around $200 billion worth of goods. The levy will initially be lower than expected at 10%,...

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2018-09-17 The Business Chronicle

IMF warns of 'costly' no-deal Brexit

The UK's Chambers of Commerce has revised its UK growth estimates down in the face of Brexit. It was a stark warning, reiterated by IMF head Christine Lagarde, who said that a...

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2018-09-14 The Business Chronicle

End of the road for Volkswagen Beetle

It's an emotional end of an era: Volkswagen says it will stop production of its iconic Beetle cars next year. Also, ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered...

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2018-09-13 The Business Chronicle

Turkey's central bank defies Erdogan with rate hike

Turkey's central bank has defied Recep Tayyip Erdogan and raised its key interest rate to 24%. Economists say the move will help curb spiralling inflation - although the...

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